Demi Lovato Kills It at AMAs with Alanis Morissette Classic

It was a pretty fun night at the American Music Awards, and there wasn’t a moment more fun that Demi Lovato crushing a 90s classic. The singer joined Alanis Morissette onstage for a spirited rendition of Morissette’s classic alt-rock anthem…

Warren Beatty Is So Vain, Apparently

Carly Simon’s 1972 hit “You’re So Vain” has been sung about plenty of exes. But who was Carly actually talking about in the song? There’s been speculation for years, as Simon had her string of famous exes. Now, one piece…

Gloria Estefan Is Getting Honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

On November 24th, Gloria Estefan, alongside her husband Emilio, will receive the nation’s highest civilian honor. Estefan was just revealed to be a recipient of this year’s round of Presidential Medals of Freedom. The award is “presented to individuals who…

Dixie Chicks Announce 2016 World Tour

Dixie Chicks fans, rejoice! The band has just announced a 50+-city tour, which they’re calling the “DCX MMXVI World Tour”. The tour kicks off next year on Saturday, April 16th in Antwerp, Belgium. After a dozen European dates, the Dixie…

Microsoft’s Zune Completely Dead Now

Microsoft first released the Zune as its competitor to Apple’s iPod in 2006. While the device looked promising at the time, it just didn’t work out. It was discontinued in 2011, but the brand and some associated capabilities have lingered…

YouTube Music App Arrives For On-The-Go Streaming

Last month, Google unveiled YouTube Red and announced that a new standalone YouTube Music app was on the way. YouTube Red is a new paid subscription-based tier that allows YouTube users to watch videos without ads, save videos to watch…

Passion Pit Frontman Michael Angelakos Comes Out

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos announced his split with wife Kristy Mucci a couple of months ago. Now, Angelakos has come out as gay. “I lived in such a group of straight people …not that anybody was going to be…

Idris Elba Is Opening for Madonna in Berlin

Idris Elba has a new gig. No, it’s not James Bond or a The Wire prequel. You might not know that apart from his acting chops, Elba moonlights as a DJ – and he’s putting that talent to work for…

Allen Toussaint: Influential New Orleans Musician Dies at 77

Allen Toussaint, the influential New Orleans R&B musician, has died. He was 77. Toussaint reportedly collapsed at his hotel after a concert performance in Madrid. His daughter told the New York Times in an email that her father suffered a…

Facebook Is Turning Spotify, Apple Music Links Into 30-Sec Previews That Anyone Can Listen To

Since the dawn of the status update, Facebook users have been posting about what music they’re listening to. A lot of the time, users post links to YouTube videos. For a while, Spotify shares have gone in and then out…